Members of Japan's women's football team have complained about having to fly economy class to the Olympics while the men's team were in business class.The article notes that the agency responsible for the upgrade is the "Japan Football Assciation" and the seat upgrade for male players "was in recognition of their professional status..."
The women, strong contenders for gold, flew premium economy to Paris. The men are not expected to win a medal.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012
BBC News - Japan's women footballers irked by Olympic flight seating
Thursday, July 12, 2012
This hysterical, and also very realistic. I'm going to get all TMI on anyone, but let's just say I can relate. Also, good to know I'm not the only one. Anastasia Steele was Clearly Not a Mother of Three — Brittany. Herself.